Varmland -- Selma Lagerlöf 1858–1940 Selma Lagerlof One of the worlds best known authors, was born and grew up at Mårbacka. Her debut novel, Gösta Berling´s saga in 1891 was a tremendous success, as were Jerusalem 1902 and the Wonderful Adventures of Nils 1907. To crown these achievements, she became both the first woman and the first Swede to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1909, followed in 1914 by her election, as the first woman to the prestigious Swedish Academy.

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